These delicious brownies will satisfy the pickiest chocolate lovers in your family!!
3/4 cup butter, melted
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 large eggs
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, (optional)
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8x8x2-inch baking pan. In medium mixing bowl, blend melted butter, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs; beat well with spoon.
2. In a small bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
3. Spread into prepared pan. Bake 40-45 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely; cut into squares. Makes 16 brownies.